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Forever Enemies? American Policy and the Islamic Republic of Iran

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ISBN-10: 0870030361

ISBN-13: 9780870030369

Edition: N/A

Authors: Geoffrey T. Kemp

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List price: $10.95
Publisher: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introductionp. 1
U.S. Policy and the Iranian Challengep. 5
Current U.S. Policy Toward Iran
Two Alternative Policies
Shortcomings of the Three Approaches
A Centrist Policy Toward Iran
The Roots of American Iranian Enmityp. 19
World War II: From Neutral to Strategic Ally
Postwar U.S. Relations with Iran
The Revolution and Its Fallout
Iran's Grievances Toward America
The Legacy of Past Relations
Iran's Domestic Problemsp. 27
Internal Confusion and Weaknesses
Impact on Foreign Policy
Iran and its Neighborsp. 33
Impact of the New World Order
Relations with Syria: Permanent or Ephemeral Allies?
Relations with Iraq: Why Saddam Hussein Serves Iranian Interests
Russia: Cooperating with Teheran
Turkey: Cooperation or Competition in the Caucasus and Central Asia?
Relations with Afghanistan
The Central Asian Republics: Economic Versus Ideological Interests
Relations with Pakistan and India
Iran and the Gulf Arabs
Relations with Specific Gulf Countries
How Dangerous is Iran?p. 51
Military Threats
The Conventional Rearmament Program
Uncertainties About the Buildup
Other Complicating Factors
Iran's Weapons of Mass Destruction
Analysis of the Military Threats
Terrorism and Subversion
Iranian Human Rights Abusesp. 69
The Rushdie Case
United States Policy: Recommendationsp. 71
Appendicesp. 81
Iran's Geography and the Logistics of Central Asiap. 83
The Rushdie Affairp. 91
Reports of Governmental and Private Organizations on Human Rights in Iranp. 95
U.S. Operational Policy Toward Iranp. 103
Endnotesp. 111
Indexp. 139
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